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2He said in his sermon, Desperation 63-0901E P:20 Now, this morning I told you, being not with you, I think we had another two or three hour message this morning. But I just got started, and I thought I'd just carry that over for tonight, but it was just too tremendous. I don't know whether the people got it or not. I hope they do, everywhere. I hope there was some good tapes on it, so it can be carried out to be known. That I believe of all the message that I ever brought, that absolutely was ordained of God, outside of course the regular commission, like the Seven Seals and things that was directly the Word of God. I'm talking about a message to preach; I believe that one was it (See?), the one that's needed to follow those Seven Seals.
321 Now, watch what's come after the Seven Seals: the uniting of the people, united signs, the red light flashing in the last days; the sign of women getting prettier; and men, what they would do; all these signs of the Holy Spirit leading up; and then come right back here to the capping-off of all those messages since the Seven Seals. It's capped off in this one thing: the Token that we are all right. See? Just check ourselves and see if we're in the faith.
4Now, I know many think they are in The Faith because they have the doctrine, or they had brother Vayle for a teacher, or they have a pastor who has an anointing upon him. But that is not what he is talking about. You can understand all the mysteries and still not have it. Like brother Vayle said to me on more than one occasion, he said Brian, they got it but they don't got it. And though you might have a gift to preach, , and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though you might have all faith, so that you could remove mountains, but if you don't have love, your still nothing. 3 And though you bestow all your goods to feed the poor, and though you give your body totally as a sacrifice to God, and have not love, it will profit you nothing. 4 For love suffers long, and is kind; and love envies not; and love doesn't vaunt itself up, Love is not puffed up, 5 It doesn't behave itself unseemly, and it seeks not its own, it's not easily provoked, and thinks no evil; 6 Love rejoices not in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth; 7 Love puts up with all things, believes in everyone, hopes for all, and endures for all. 8 For you see, Love never fails: but whether there be prophecies, they shall fail; whether there be tongues, they shall cease; whether there be knowledge, it shall vanish away.
5And a Vindicated prophet told us in his sermon the Rejected King 60-0515M P:60 And I heard a voice then that spoke to me that was in the room, said, "This is what you preached was the Holy Ghost. This is perfect love. And nothing can enter here without it." I am more determined than ever in my life that it takes perfect love to enter there. There was no jealousy. There was no tiredness. There was no death. Sickness could never in there. Mortality could never make you old, and they could not cry. It was just one joy, "Oh, my precious brother." And they took me up and set me up on a great big high place. And I thought, "I am not dreaming. I'm looking back at my body laying down there on the bed." And they set me up there, and I said, "Oh, I shouldn't set up here." And here come women and men from both sides just in the bloom of youth, screaming. And one woman was standing there, and she screamed, "Oh, my precious brother. Oh, we are so happy to see you here." I said, "I don't understand this." And then that voice that was speaking from above me, said, "You know it is written in the Bible that the prophets were gathered with their people." And I said, "Yes, I remember that in the Scriptures." Said, "Why, this is when you will gather with your people." I said, "Then they'll be real, and I can feel them." "Oh, yes." I said, "But There's millions. There's not that many Branhams." And that voice said, "They're not Branhams; them's your converts. That's the ones that you've led to the Lord." And said, "Some of them women there that you think are so beautiful were better than ninety years old when you led them to the Lord. No wonder they're screaming, 'Our precious brother.' "And they screamed all at once, "If you hadn't have went, we wouldn't be here."
7P:66 I am sure, Lord, if this little church this morning could just look a-past the curtain: not an affliction among them, nor never could be, not a sickness, nothing but perfection, and it's just one breath between here and there, from old age to youth, from time to eternity, from a weary of tomorrow and a sorrow of yesterday till a present time of eternity in perfection. I pray, God, that You will bless every person here. If there be those here, Lord, who does not know You in that way of love... And truly, Father, nothing could enter that holy place without that type of love, the new birth to be borned again. The Holy Spirit, God is love. And we know that that is true. No matter if we move mountains by our faith, if we did great things, still without that there we could never climb that great ladder yonder. But with that, it'll lift us beyond this earthly care. I pray, Father, that You will bless the people here, and may that every person that has heard me this morning tell this truth, that You be my Witness, Lord, as Samuel of old, "Have I ever told them anything in Your Name but what was true?" They're the judges. And I tell them now, Lord, that You taken me to that land. And Thou knowest that it's true. And now, Father, if there be some that doesn't know You, may this be the hour that they say, "Lord, place within me the will to be Thy will." Grant it, Father.
8Therefore this evening we'll begin our study of The Token Message that brother Branham preached, because he said this is the sermon that was needed to follow up those seals. This is the sermon that was needed to help us understand the importance of receiving the Holy Ghost. This is the se4rmon, that we need for this is the hour for it, and you will find out that if you do not have This token he speaks of, you will not only miss the rapture, but you will be left for the plagues that are to come.
9So let's pick up at paragraph 15 of the Token preached September 1, 1963. The first 14 paragraphs were many babies being dedicated, so we'll skip them for now and jump to paragraph 15 to begin our reading.
10The Token September 1, 1963 pp 15 ... I won't speak but just a little bit, 'cause they have got communion tonight, and so about twenty or thirty minutes, and then we'll have the prayer line, and then immediately after that, we'll have the communion. And you're welcome to stay with us, we'd be glad... We don't have a closed communion; it's to every believer, every believer. And before I read the Scripture, I wonder if we'd bow our heads just a minute. I'm going to ask a good friend, Brother Lee Vayle, if he will lead us in a word of prayer, that God will bless His Word. Brother Vayle, will you do that for us? [Brother Vayle prays--Ed.] Amen.
1116 Now, solemnly, reverently we approach the Word. Now, I wish to read this morning from Exodus the 12th chapter, and beginning with the 12th verse, the 12th and 13th verse inclusive. And listen close now. And then before communion, tonight, read the 12th chapter of Exodus, the entire chapter. For just the 11th verse here is the getting ready for the journey and the communion before the journey. And we want to approach this very reverently now. Now, the 12th verse of the 12th chapter:" For I will pass through the land of Egypt this night, and will smite all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and against all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgment: I am the LORD. And the blood shall be to you for a token upon the house where ye are: and when I see the blood, I will pass over you, and the plague shall not be upon you to destroy you, when I smite the land of Egypt." May the Lord bless His holy Word.
1217 Now, I want to take a text out of there, just one little five lettered word: "Token, Token." I want to speak on the word or teach the Sunday school lesson on the word of a "Token." And the Bible said here, "And the blood shall be a token unto you." And we want to use the word, "Token."
13Now, since he wanted for them to read the entire chapter 12 of Exodus let's just take the time right to do what he asked his congregation to do. Let's just read the entire 12th chapter as he suggested before the communion supper since we will be talking the communion tonight after the sermon is ended.
15The name of this month which God chose for Israel to have as their first month in their new calendar is named "Nissan", and you will see how that this month is a very important month to us as believers as well, because it signals a beginning.
16The Calendar God gave to Israel is based upon the lunar cycles. Towards the beginning of the moon’s cycle, it appears as a thin crescent. That is the signal for a new Jewish month. The moon grows until it is full in the middle of the month, and then it begins to wane until it cannot be seen. It remains invisible for approximately two days and then the thin crescent reappears, and the cycle begins again.
17The entire cycle takes approximately 29½ days. Since a month needs to consist of complete days, a month is sometimes twenty-nine days long (such a month is known as chaser, “missing”), and sometimes thirty days or (malei, meaning “full”).
18Knowing exactly when the month begins has always been important in practice of Judaism, because the Torah schedules the Jewish Festivals according to the days of the month. So in the next verse we see God do this exactly.
193 Speak ye unto all the congregation of Israel, saying, In the tenth day of this month they shall take to them every man a lamb, according to the house of their fathers, a lamb for an house: 4 And if the household be too little for the lamb, let him and his neighbour next unto his house take it according to the number of the souls; every man according to his eating shall make your count for the lamb. 5 Your lamb shall be without blemish, a male of the first year: ye shall take it out from the sheep, or from the goats:
20Notice this lamb is a type of Christ, it is a male without blemish. Notice it is taken on the tenth day of the first month, and then 6 And ye shall keep it up until the fourteenth day of the same month: and the whole assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kill it in the evening. (So this lamb is taken on the tenth day of Nissan).
22January was named after Janus, the god of doors and gates.
March was named after Mars, the god of war.
May was named after Maia, the goddess of growth of plants
June is from junius, Latin for the goddess Juno
July was named after Julius caesar, the emperor.
August from Augustus Caesar etc.
23However, we as Christians should not look to man's calendar but to God's, and the Scripture we are reading tonight speaks to us of the very first Feast God called for Israel to keep, which we call the Passover. This feast began the 10th day of Nissan and then the lamb was slain on the 14th day of Nissan, and the people were to eat from this Lamb for seven days, and the blood was to be applied to every home for the angel of death was to pass over the land, and bring death to every home that was not under the token of this blood.
24It is significant that the first of the four blood moon tetrads also fall on the Passover in Nissan which was April 4th, 2014. Then the next blood moon was on October 8th 2014 which fell upon the Feast of Tabernacles. This is also very significant because the Feast of Tabernacles speaks of the Feast of Tents, when God comes to dwell with His people in the Big Tent or Tabernacle.
26The third blood moon fell on the feast of Passover again this year on April 4th 2015, and the last blood moon will fall on The feast of Tabernacles again and then there will not be another Tetrad of Blood Moons fall again on a Jewish Holy day for 1,000 more years. The feast of Tabernacles or Feast of the tent will occur on September 28th, 2015 which is also a very significant day because that is the day the Pope will come out of the USA as prophesied. That means there are two witnesses to the Gentiles, for there are two blood moons on the Feast of Passover and two on the Feast of Tabernacles in consecutive years. And we know there will also be two witnesses to Israel when the Gentile bride is gone home in the rapture.
27So the new Pope will leave the United States. That's right, he is scheduled to leave the USA on September 28th the last of the four Blood moons, and we all know what brother Branham said when the Pope came to America in 1963.
28Shalom 64-0112 P:38 So the moon representing the church, earthly...And isn't it strange that just before the pope took his journey to Jerusalem, that the moon in the heavens made a total blackout, just a few days before he took it, his journey. He's coming here also, you know. See? Now, that's never been known. See? But what does it show? That this, he's doing this to win fellowship as he met on the day after he come into Jerusalem, he met the Greek Orthodox hierarchy. And what does that reflect? Fellowship, they're wanting Protestants and Catholicism joining together, which they are doing and will completely do. And God reflected this to us in the moon of a total blackout. By His mercy and grace...
29Rapture the 65-1204 P:37 The Pope just come over here. Remember at the Tabernacle when them... You got tapes; I guess all of you take them. How that the Lord showed there that day in the Tabernacle exactly where those church ages would be and how they would be. And I had them drawed out on the board up there, them church ages which you see here drawed out in the book. And if that Holy Spirit didn't come down in a big Pillar of Fire and went right back there on the wall and drawed them out Hisself while three or four hundred people setting looking at it. And just as the Pope started over here, the moon somehow blacked out, and they took the pictures, the same way that it was drawed up there on the platform. Now, he's made his trip over here on the thirteenth, walked thirteen steps, served communion to thirteen, to a nation that's number thirteen, and blackouts coming everywhere. Don't you see where we're at? We're at the end time. " Scoffers shall rise in the last days, saying, 'There's no difference in the time than what it was, than when our fathers fell asleep.'" But when you see these things begin to happen, raise up your head; get ready; something could happen at any time. Christ come for His church.
30I think it is very noteworthy that within a couple hours that the last pope resigned, "Benedict" I believe it was, like in "Benedict Arnold", the first Traitor in American history. That's a good name for a pope. Anyway, within a couple hours after he resigned lightning struck the Vatican.
31And then the next pope comes along and after just a few months of becoming pope we have the first Blood moon of the tetrad, and this Pope then a month later visits Jerusalem, and it is also noteworthy that this same pope will leave the USA the very day of the last blood moon on a Jewish Feast day for the next thousand years. It is also significant that we experienced a total Solar eclipse this year on the first day of the first month of the Calendar God gave His people in Exodus chapter 12 that we read.
32Now, of all the Feasts that the Jews were commanded to keep, the Passover and the Feast of Tabernacles are the most significant. For the Feast of Passover represents the Token being given for every house to protect them from the judgments that will come on the unbelieving populace. The display of the Blood of the lamb on each home kept the angel of death away. and it had to be applied or it was of no effect.
33The Feast of Tabernacles is also very significant because it is this Feast of Tabernacles which is also called the Feast of the Tents and it actually represents God's Presence tabernacling or dwelling with His People. And any person who did not come to this Feast of Tents during the time of the Feast of Tents was placed under a curse where the plagues of Judgment would come upon them. That is a promise of God.
35Zechariah 14:16 And it shall come to pass, that every one that is left of all the nations which came against Jerusalem shall even go up from year to year to worship the King, the LORD of hosts, and to keep the feast of tabernacles. 17 And it shall be, that whoso will not come up of all the families of the earth unto Jerusalem to worship the King, the LORD of hosts, even upon them shall be no rain. 18 And if the family of Egypt go not up, and come not, that have no rain; there shall be the plague, wherewith the LORD will smite the heathen that come not up to keep the feast of tabernacles. 19 This shall be the punishment of Egypt, and the punishment of all nations that come not up to keep the feast of tabernacles.
36Now, I do not know about you, but I want to be in that Tent of His Dwelling, and be there for the resurrection that is associated with that tent. And we see that the last Blood moon begins as the pope leaves the USA. So just as there was significance in 1963, so there is significance in 2015.
37Could this be what brother Branham meant when he said in his sermon, Acts of the Holy Spirit 54-1219E P:34 I believe, one of these glorious days, when this united confederation of church goes together, and the new pope is brought out of the United States and put over there according to prophecy, then they'll form an image like unto the beast. And I tell you, the true Church of God will be drove together. The real, true believers...
41Each of these things that are spoken of here are also represented in Scripture as well. There is also a feast of the unleavened bread, and we could spend a few sermons just on that. But to be short, they had to make the bread unleavened because it was to be made in haste. And leaven is what we call today "yeast". So the bread was to be made with just ground wheat flour and water, and no yeast because there was no time for it to rise.
42Years ago when we first began the church here in 1982, brother Vayle took me aside and showed me how to make the communion bread, just as brother Branham had taken him aside to show him how to make it, and we make it the same way today as they did back here in the Book of Exodus. .
43There are people who use yeast but that is not to be done because yeast represents false doctrine. Remember Jesus told the Disciples, "beware the leaven of the Pharisees which was there doctrine." And Jesus said the Kingdom of God is likened unto a woman (church), that hidden leaven in her three measures of meal. In other words, she had used leaven which is her own doctrine and mixed it into the meal of Justification, Sanctification, and the Baptism of the Holy Ghost, puffing it up and making it what it is not. And God used His Prophet in this end time to restore what the Church had messed up with her leaven. So it took the unleavened bread of the Word in this hour to bring back the pure word or meal offering of God.
449 Eat not of it raw, nor sodden at all with water, but roast with fire; his head with his legs, and with the purtenance thereof. 10 And ye shall let nothing of it remain until the morning; and that which remaineth of it until the morning ye shall burn with fire.
4711 And thus shall ye eat it; with your loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and ye shall eat it in haste: And that is why we do not sit down to eat it, but rather you eat it as you pas through the communion line.
48"it is the LORD'S passover. 12 For I will pass through the land of Egypt this night, and will smite all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and against all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgment: I am the LORD. 13 And the blood shall be to you for a token upon the houses where ye are: and when I see the blood, I will pass over you, and the plague shall not be upon you to destroy you, when I smite the land of Egypt."
50I believe the Lord has given us a heavenly sign that this is the hour that the token must be displayed because the death angel is on it's way. And the Blood was for us a token, and now today the Life that was in the blood must be on display in our lives for the death angel to pass over us and not come near our dwelling place.
51We have signs in the heavens above and in the earth there is distress of nations, and everything that can be fulfilled is quickly becoming fulfilled. So we do not have time to waste. Time is blending in with Eternity. Apply the blood brethren, apply the life.
53Now, why do you suppose they were to keep this feast as a memorial throughout every generation forever? Because this scene is to repeat again, and the death angel is coming again, and if you are aware of how they escaped in the alpha you will know how to escape in the Omega of it. Therefore you will be aware when this scene repeats again shortly for the heavens have declared it. And we have had a prophet like unto Moses in this hour, and we have had the same Pillar of fire that led Moses here leading us through the ministry of a vindicated prophet again. And just as Moses left the scene and Joshua took the people in, our Joshua which is Christ is here leading us to the Millennium as well.
5515 Seven days shall ye eat unleavened bread; (and this seven days represents the seven church ages.) even the first day ye shall put away leaven out of your houses: for whosoever eateth leavened bread from the first day until the seventh day, that soul shall be cut off from Israel.
56Now, remember, leaven represent false doctrine added to the Measure of meal making it bigger and greater than it really is.
Rapture the 65-1204 P:34 the communion when they'd kill that sacrificial lamb, there was to be no leaven among them through the entire seven days. And no leaven, no leaven bread, everything had to be unleavened. That represented the seven church ages that we get in the book here. And there's no leaven what it's something mixed with it. And we've the mixed creed, and denomination, and everything else with the Word and still try to call It the Word. No leaven shall be the entire seven days. And even what is eat today, don't try to keep it for tomorrow, burn it with fire before the daylight comes, for there's a new message coming forth and a new thing.
6217 And ye shall observe the feast of unleavened bread; for in this selfsame day have I brought your armies out of the land of Egypt: therefore shall ye observe this day in your generations by an ordinance for ever. 18 In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month at even, ye shall eat unleavened bread, until the one and twentieth day of the month at even. 19 Seven days shall there be no leaven found in your houses: for whosoever eateth that which is leavened, even that soul shall be cut off from the congregation of Israel, whether he be a stranger, or born in the land. 20 Ye shall eat nothing leavened; in all your habitations shall ye eat unleavened bread. 21 Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel, and said unto them, Draw out and take you a lamb according to your families, and kill the passover. 22 And ye shall take a bunch of hyssop, (and brother Branham explains why hyssop was essential in...
63The Token 64-0308 P:10 Here is a house, and the worshipper, what was the requirement? Slay a lamb. On the fourteenth day after it was put up, a male without blemish, all Israel shall slay it, and the blood shall be taken with hyssop and put upon the lintel of the door. And, by the way, that hyssop was just common weeds. Hyssop means your faith. Somebody tries to have supernatural faith; that's the reason you miss your healing. Faith is just a common thing. You got faith to come to church. You got faith to walk out there. You got faith to start your car. You got faith to eat your dinner. That's the way it is, just common faith. Now, to apply, the blood was applied with hyssop, which is just common weeds that grows anywhere in Palestine, showing that the faith that the blood is to be applied by is not some super thing you have to have all kind of doctor's degree to do it. It's just common, everyday faith to believe God. See? Apply the blood by faith with the hyssop.
64"and dip it in the blood that is in the bason, and strike the lintel and the two side posts with the blood that is in the bason; and none of you shall go out at the door of his house until the morning.
65In other words, once the Token has been applied to the door of the House, and Christ is the door, we are to remain inside Christ until the morning. remain in Christ until the dangers have passed. And then in the next verse he tells us why.
6623 "For the LORD will pass through to smite the Egyptians; and when he seeth the blood upon the lintel, and on the two side posts, the LORD will pass over the door, and will not suffer the destroyer to come in unto your houses to smite you. 24 And ye shall observe this thing for an ordinance to thee and to thy sons for ever. 25 And it shall come to pass, when ye be come to the land which the LORD will give you, according as he hath promised, that ye shall keep this service. 26 And it shall come to pass, when your children shall say unto you, What mean ye by this service? 27 That ye shall say, It is the sacrifice of the LORD'S passover, who passed over the houses of the children of Israel in Egypt, when he smote the Egyptians, and delivered our houses. And the people bowed the head and worshipped.
67I want you to notice that God left specific instructions to the parents that they are to teach their own children what these things mean. And if you are not doing this you are not doing what God told you to do. For this is no different than what he said in Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
6828 "And the children of Israel went away, and did as the LORD had commanded Moses and Aaron, so did they. 29 And it came to pass, that at midnight the LORD smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sat on his throne unto the firstborn of the captive that was in the dungeon; and all the firstborn of cattle. 30 And Pharaoh rose up in the night, he, and all his servants, and all the Egyptians; and there was a great cry in Egypt; for there was not a house where there was not one dead.
69Can you imagine what is coming to America, and not only to America but to the rest of the world as well. God promised the earth will burn. He promised he will destroy the earth again, and this time not by water but by fire. And He also promised that he will send the spirit of Elijah to gather His children together to get us out just before the burning.
70Malachi 4:1 For, behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith the LORD of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch. 2 But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; ()he promises to come on the scene with a healing campaign first and ye shall go forth and grow up, as calves released from the stall. 3 And ye shall tread down the wicked; for they shall be ashes under the soles of your feet in the day that I shall do this, saith the LORD of hosts. 4 Remember ye the law of Moses my servant, which I commanded unto him in Horeb for all Israel, with the statutes and judgments. (He's talking about Deuteronomy 18 when God promised the people he would send them a prophet like unto Moses.)
715 Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD: 6 And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse.
72So before God comes to smite the earth with a curse, he will come with healing campaigns and raise up a prophet like unto Moses, who will have the anoiting of elijah upon him. And he will come with mercy, and those who receive mercy will be saved from the wrath of God, and those who turn down the mercy which is the Message, there will be nothing left but judgment for them.
74Isaiah 2 And it shall come to pass in the last days,… 10 Enter into the rock, and hide thee in the dust, for fear of the LORD, and for the glory of his majesty. 11 The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day. Notice the picture above. What would the US Air Force be doing digging tunnels deep under ground. 12For the day of the LORD of hosts shall be upon every one that is proud and lofty, and upon every one that is lifted up; and he shall be brought low: 17And the loftiness of man shall be bowed down, and the haughtiness of men shall be made low: and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day. 18And the idols he shall utterly abolish". 19And they shall go into the holes of the rocks, and into the caves of the earth, for fear of the LORD, and for the glory of his majesty, when he ariseth to shake terribly the earth. 20In that day a man shall cast his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which they made each one for himself to worship, to the moles (those who dig tunnels) and to the bats; (those who dwell in caves and caverns) In other words the rich will pay out their wealth to gain entrance to the tunnels and underground caves and caverns. And that is exactly what the next verse tells us. 21To go into the clefts of the rocks, and into the tops of the ragged rocks, for fear of the LORD, and for the glory of his majesty, when he ariseth to shake terribly the earth. 22Cease ye from man, whose breath is in his nostrils: for wherein is he to be accounted of ?
76Uncertain sound 61-0429E P:23 So there's no security. There's no way to get away from it. You can't dig down, them bombs will blow a hundred and fifty feet in the ground, for a hundred miles square almost. And that's what we know about. What of those that we do not know about? Every nation has its secret things they're holding back. And just wonder what we do not know about. Then they're talking about all this parading and going into places, and finding somewhere, a bomb shelter, digging down in the ground, going to move the government under some tunnel. What good would it do? Well, if one of them bombs would hit, and you'd be fifteen hundred feet below it, it would break every bone in your body, the concussion would.
77Queen of Sheba 60-0710 P:53 People today trying to dig down into the earth to find a bomb shelter, to put the government down in Kentucky somewhere in one of the caves. Now, they've got a bomb that they can't even hide in a cave from. You go a hundred and seventy-five feet deep in the ground, or if you had it made out of solid steel five hundred feet in the ground, the concussion of that would kill every... It'd break every bone in your body; certainly it would. Blow a hole in the earth hundred and fifty miles square, hundred and fifty--seventy-five feet deep in the earth. How you ever going to get away from it? Well, I'll tell you right now, the Church has a shelter. It's not made out of steel; it's made out of feathers. Under His wings the Church will abide, and will be lifted up into glory away from the things of the world. Sure. Oh, if the nation would only listen and receive and rally around the gift, this would be a golden age. The gift is the Holy Spirit that God sent back. "Behold I send the promise of My Father upon you. Tarry ye in the city of Jerusalem till you're endued with power from on high."
78I do not have time to go into all the end time prophesies that William Branham and the scriptures spoke of but as you can see, Brother Branham was dead right and it seems the people have fallen asleep and have not taken heed to the warnings. They are more concerned with the food they eat than getting their souls ready for getting out of here.
79Isaiah 24:1 Behold, the LORD maketh the earth empty, and maketh it waste, and turneth it upside down, and scattereth abroad the inhabitants thereof. 2 And it shall be, as with the people, so with the priest; as with the servant, so with his master; as with the maid, so with her mistress; as with the buyer, so with the seller; as with the lender, so with the borrower; as with the taker of usury, so with the giver of usury to him. 3 The land shall be utterly emptied, and utterly spoiled: for the LORD hath spoken this word. 4 The earth mourneth and fadeth away, the world languisheth and fadeth away, the haughty people of the earth do languish. 5 The earth also is defiled under the inhabitants thereof; because they have transgressed the laws, changed the ordinance, broken the everlasting covenant. 6 Therefore hath the curse devoured the earth, and they that dwell therein are desolate: therefore the inhabitants of the earth are burned, and few men left.
80Let's skip forward to verse 17 Fear, and the pit, and the snare, are upon thee, O inhabitant of the earth. 18 And it shall come to pass, that he who fleeth from the noise of the fear shall fall into the pit; and he that cometh up out of the midst of the pit shall be taken in the snare: for the windows from on high are open, and the foundations of the earth do shake. 19 The earth is utterly broken down, the earth is clean dissolved, the earth is moved exceedingly. 20 The earth shall reel to and fro like a drunkard, and shall be removed like a cottage; and the transgression thereof shall be heavy upon it; and it shall fall, and not rise again. 21 And it shall come to pass in that day, that the LORD shall punish the host of the high ones that are on high, and the kings of the earth upon the earth. 22 And they shall be gathered together, as prisoners are gathered in the pit, and shall be shut up in the prison, and after many days shall they be visited. (in other words, there hiding places in the earth, the pit will be where they meet their maker. That's what it means by "they shall be visited". 23 Then the moon shall be confounded, (that means it will turn red like when a man blushes) and the sun ashamed, (when men were ashamed they placed ashes all over themselves. So figuratively the sun shall turn dark as ash.) when the LORD of hosts shall reign in mount Zion, and in Jerusalem, and before his ancients gloriously.
82Now, let me close tonight by reading the final verses from Exodus 12:31 And he called for Moses and Aaron by night, and said, Rise up, and get you forth from among my people, both ye and the children of Israel; and go, serve the LORD, as ye have said. 32 Also take your flocks and your herds, as ye have said, and be gone; and bless me also. 33 And the Egyptians were urgent upon the people, that they might send them out of the land in haste; for they said, We be all dead men. 34 And the people took their dough before it was leavened, their kneading troughs being bound up in their clothes upon their shoulders. 35 And the children of Israel did according to the word of Moses; and they borrowed of the Egyptians jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment: 36 And the LORD gave the people favour in the sight of the Egyptians, so that they lent unto them such things as they required. And they spoiled the Egyptians. 37 And the children of Israel journeyed from Rameses to Succoth, about six hundred thousand on foot that were men, beside children. 38 And a mixed multitude went up also with them; and flocks, and herds, even very much cattle. 39 And they baked unleavened cakes of the dough which they brought forth out of Egypt, for it was not leavened; because they were thrust out of Egypt, and could not tarry, neither had they prepared for themselves any victual. 40 Now the sojourning of the children of Israel, who dwelt in Egypt, was four hundred and thirty years. 41 And it came to pass at the end of the four hundred and thirty years, even the selfsame day it came to pass, that all the hosts of the LORD went out from the land of Egypt. 42 It is a night to be much observed unto the LORD for bringing them out from the land of Egypt: this is that night of the LORD to be observed of all the children of Israel in their generations. 43 And the LORD said unto Moses and Aaron, This is the ordinance of the passover: There shall no stranger eat thereof: 44 But every man's servant that is bought for money, when thou hast circumcised him, then shall he eat thereof. 45 A foreigner and an hired servant shall not eat thereof. 46 In one house shall it be eaten; thou shalt not carry forth ought of the flesh abroad out of the house; neither shall ye break a bone thereof. 47 All the congregation of Israel shall keep it. 48 And when a stranger shall sojourn with thee, and will keep the passover to the LORD, let all his males be circumcised, and then let him come near and keep it; and he shall be as one that is born in the land: for no uncircumcised person shall eat thereof. 49 One law shall be to him that is homeborn, and unto the stranger that sojourneth among you. 50 Thus did all the children of Israel; as the LORD commanded Moses and Aaron, so did they. 51 And it came to pass the selfsame day, that the LORD did bring the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt by their armies.